If there was one thing the old German misogynists in my family loathed when I was growing up, it was a mouthy woman. But a mouthy woman Democrat? That they could get behind.
Bella was one of my earliest role models, the sort of woman who taught me how not behave. It’s great to see book about her–finally. Here’s a podcast:
Podcast: Hats Off to Bella Abzug – City Room Blog – NYTimes.com